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Fresh 1994

From Amazon: Boaz Yakin's astounding debut feature looks at the violent world of the projects through the eyes of a 12-year-old drug runner. Sean Nelson delivers a quiet but intense performance as Michael--street name Fresh--a cynical but introspective kid grown up fast and hard on the killing streets of the projects. Samuel L. Jackson costars as Fresh's estranged father, a speed chess hustler in the city park whose dispassionate philosophy--the chess board as life--becomes the film's central metaphor, as Fresh plots a brilliant, coldly brutal plan to save himself and his junkie sister from his world of drug dealers and street violence. Yakin's assured...

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Fresh Movie Review by Jarrod (6/28/2011)

At the center of 'Fresh', the powerful, riveting cinematic debut of writer-director Boaz Yakin is a young boy named Fresh, who lives in the projects and makes deliveries for the drug dealers that rule his corner of Brooklyn; above them all is Esteban (Giancarlo Esposito), who values Fresh as his most valuable courier, a...

(complete Fresh review by Jarrod)

Fresh Movie Review by Terrence (5/13/2007)

'Fresh' is one of those rare films that finds a way to be thoughtful and complex.

Fresh played by Sean Nelson is an extremely intelligent young man. At 12 years old he is playing chess at a high level against adults. But Fresh is also a dealer who sells dope for the local kingpin who his sleeping with his sister. Fresh...

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